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Yes I saw that. I assume he's had dismissive comments from fellow pros or something!
The thought that something with such a "tiny" sensor can produce a usable photo must be a shock for some. The sensor isn't actually all that tiny; the crop factor is officially 2.0 but actually more like 1.9 or, because the aspect ratio is different, by one method of measurement, 1.7 crop. (As discussed on here about a year ago). Not exactly pinhead size!
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It's probably because they're not actually available yet, and Olympus are probably just loaning them to him for Focus and other events.
Quote: It's probably because they're not actually available yet, and Olympus are probably just loaning them to him for Focus and other events.
Erm, I'm sure it's just me Josh - but I'm not clear what this is a response to!
Damian not using the OM-D at an event on a different stand at Focus
Damian's test prints from the OM-D that he handed around certainly stood comparision to any DSLR. I wish I had 1% of his talent, I would be very happy.
Stumbled upon this
Robin Wong had issued his 'Final Words' about the OM-D............. but he still can't stop talking about it and putting up pics taken with it!
See here and here.
And the review of the OM-D's video capabilities has yet to come!
I would be wary of investing much in Olympus right now, the company is still in internal turmoil.
It's OK - you can use all sorts of lenses on them... not just Olympus ones! In fact, I wouldn't need to buy any lenses at all if I got the OM-D, as I already have a Pen.
Olympus has been going since 1919 - though recessions and depressions - I think they'll probably stagger along for a bit longer.
Quote: I would be wary of investing much in Olympus right now, the company is still in internal turmoil
Internal turmoil, since when ?
I imagine Denny is referring to this.
Thankyou CB. There is also follow up news regarding the above link, but I don't know where it is.
It's an ongoing situation but Olympus have done a major clearout at top level to get back on track, it seems (article), and they are launching new products all the time -not just cameras (article).
Anyway I have a crafty plan to get a substantial amount off the rather steep initial price of £999 (body only).
..................... and, no, it doesn't involve breaking into Jessops! Lol!
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